Mental Health Center Manager-B

Company Name:
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Job Title: Mental Health Center Manager-B
Agency: South Central Louisiana Human Services Authority (SCLHSA)
Opening Date: Mon. 07/21/14
Closing Date/Time: Sat. 07/26/14 11:59 PM Central Time
State Salary Range: $22.87 - $48.11 hourly
$1,829.54 - $3,848.77 biweekly
$47,568.00 - $100,068.00 annually
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: Houma, Louisiana
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QualificationsBenefitsSupplemental Questions
A master's degree in psychology; social work; sociology; counseling; health services; hospital, public, health care or mental health administration; nursing; public health; education with a concentration in psychology or counseling; special education; or in a human services or behavioral science discipline as listed in the NOTE; plus six years of professional level experience providing health services, mental health services, social services, nursing services or in an educational program.
Graduate work beyond the master's degree in qualifying fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
A doctoral degree in one of the above fields may be substituted for two years of the experience.
A medical degree may be substituted for three years of the experience.
Human services or behavioral sciences degrees acceptable to the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority include addiction studies, behavioral science, public health, public policy/administration, health administration, social work, psychology, counseling, sociology, criminal justice, educational counseling, and rehabilitation counseling.
Comparable degrees will be considered qualifying if deemed acceptable by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority.
Some positions may require regulation as a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) or Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW).
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated; the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools; the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Supplemental Information:
This position is located in the South Central LA Human Services Authority/Terrebonne Behavioral Health Center in Houma.
This vacancy is limited to permanent/classified state employees within South Central Louisiana Human Services Authority.
No Civil Service test scoreis required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the"Apply"link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected. However, there is no guarantee that everybody that applies to this posting will be interviewed.Should you be selected for the position, you must provide an original transcript and a resume'.
NOTE: Electronic transcript (e-transcript) can only be e-mailed by the university directly toamy. (Human Resource office) for education verification.
Keep in mind that the hiring supervisor has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make an offer of employment.
Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
Application Status Message
What it Means
Application received
Your application has been submitted successfully.
Checking for required test score
We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.
Evaluating experience
Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Eligible for consideration
You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Referred to hiring manager for review
Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.
Position filled
Someone has been selected for the position.
Position canceled
The agency has decided not to fill the position.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Amy Walker atamy. mail to 521 Legion Avenue, Houma, LA 70364.
South Central Louisiana Human Services Authority is an Equal Employer Opportunity
Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To direct a large mental health center.
Level of Work:
Supervision Received:
Administrative direction from a Mental Health Regional Director or higher-level administrator.
Supervision Exercised:
Direct line over clinical and support staff.
Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Mental Health; Human Services Districts.
Job Distinctions:
Differs from the Mental Health Center Manager-A by the presence of responsibility for managing a large mental health center.
Differs from the Mental Health Regional Administrators by the absence of responsibility for managing a mental health region.
Examples of Work:
Serves as Manager of a comprehensive mental health center.
Plans, develops, and directs programs that meet the clinical needs of the residents of the service area, such as outpatient services, community support programs, partial hospitalization services, 24- hour emergency services, screening and consultation to courts and coroners, quality assurance programs, consultation and education services, continuity services, and inpatient services.
Serves as a staff advisor to a center advisory board. Supervises subordinate manpower responsible for directing the work of various disciplines, support staff, and administrative services.
Determines organizational requirements of personnel, materials, supplies, and equipment.
Develops budget requests and monitors expenditures.
May provide case supervision as requested.

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